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Instant RaphaelJS Starter by A. Krishna Sagar

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Summary

RaphaelJS is a versatile and easy-to-use vector graphics library, allowing us to do tasks which were unthinkable a few years ago. Though HTML5 Canvas was inspired from vector graphics, it doesn't mean that it's a replacement for SVG, rather they compliment each other. Today's browsers have faster and better JavaScript engines that make rendering vector graphics even better.

From a user perspective, adding a little interactivity will make the site more interesting and engaging, and for this, vector graphics libraries like RaphaelJS are key. They make applications stand apart from the standard boxes and lines. RaphaelJS does add glitter to our applications and makes us completely rethink how we present our data. RaphaelJS is more versatile ...

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